Mark Zdechlik appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
The president hopes that what led to victory in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania will extend to Minnesota, where his response to COVID-19 and racial justice protests has support in rural areas.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
The first-term progressive has a well-funded challenger. Also Tuesday there are two runoffs in Georgia with controversial conservative candidates.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
President Trump has long eyed Minnesota as a state his campaign can flip in 2020. Though Democrats do not have a candidate yet, they're busy organizing to prevent Trump from taking the state.
Sunday, September 01, 2019
Beyond animals and fun foods, the Minnesota State Fair has a new attraction this year: the Minneapolis Federal Reserve. It's giving away (shredded) money and information about what the bank does.
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Medical fundraisers account for 1 in 3 of the website's campaigns and bring in more money than any other GoFundMe category. Americans' confidence they can afford health care is slipping, some say.
Sunday, November 04, 2018
Republicans are fighting an uphill battle to hold onto control of the House, but one seat they could pick up is an area in northern Minnesota, where President Trump won in 2016.
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
States aren't getting nearly as much federal money this year to explain and campaign for Affordable Care Act policies. Some are trying to make up the shortfall; others lack the cash or political will.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Some businesses are keeping costs down for workers by removing deductibles for supplies needed to manage diabetes and other chronic conditions.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
State health officials are struggling to contain a measles outbreak that has sickened mostly Somali-American children. The vaccination rate is low in this tight community that's worried about autism.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Some Republicans in Congress say they could partly fix the federal health law by again separating people who buy insurance into two categories — sick and healthy. Critics say it won't save money.
Monday, February 06, 2017
The Minnesota Legislature passed a bailout to make coverage under the Affordable Care Act more affordable, rejected an option for bare-bones insurance and is floating a state-sponsored public option.
Friday, June 24, 2016
More than 100,000 Minnesotans will need to look for new insurance for 2017. Blue Cross Blue Shield is pulling back from the state's market for individual policies, citing heavy losses.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The medical device industry is enjoying a two-year moratorium on a tax that was created to support the Affordable Care Act. Are firms using their savings to create more jobs, as many claim?
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Critical care insurance pays out a lump sum for any kind of expense if someone is diagnosed with a serious illness. It's now popular but other kinds of insurance may already cover needed expenses.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Even savvy consumers stumble over the meaning of coinsurance and other jargon. The misunderstandings can be costly, especially when picking a health plan.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
The next fight about the Affordable Care Act unites business leaders, politicians and many unions against leading economists. Will the 2018 tax reduce health costs or just shift the costs to patients?
Monday, July 20, 2015
An Obamacare tax that starts in 2018 may prompt more employers to establish private health insurance exchanges. They'll give their workers cash to choose from a greater variety of plans.